Obituaries

Lucille Debiak
B: 1938-02-11
D: 2017-10-08
View Details
Debiak, Lucille
Rainer Reitz
B: 1944-11-30
D: 2017-09-28
View Details
Reitz, Rainer
Catherine Ziegler
B: 1920-04-16
D: 2017-09-26
View Details
Ziegler, Catherine
Ellen Cundari
B: 1956-06-30
D: 2017-09-15
View Details
Cundari, Ellen
Irene Riekens
B: 1932-01-19
D: 2017-09-12
View Details
Riekens, Irene
Rosann Brandt
B: 1923-02-28
D: 2017-09-12
View Details
Brandt, Rosann
Rogelio Leon
B: 1958-07-26
D: 2017-09-02
View Details
Leon, Rogelio
Herbert Soodsma
B: 1922-11-14
D: 2017-08-31
View Details
Soodsma, Herbert
Bertha Weiss
B: 1923-03-09
D: 2017-08-30
View Details
Weiss, Bertha
Gerda White
B: 1942-09-13
D: 2017-08-29
View Details
White, Gerda
Mary Posch
B: 1928-07-31
D: 2017-08-20
View Details
Posch, Mary
George Knapp
B: 1931-09-06
D: 2017-08-19
View Details
Knapp, George
Otto Schifferdecker
B: 1923-03-09
D: 2017-08-19
View Details
Schifferdecker, Otto
Emily Abdy
B: 1924-04-28
D: 2017-08-18
View Details
Abdy, Emily
Albertus Bysterbusch
B: 1932-08-14
D: 2017-08-14
View Details
Bysterbusch, Albertus
Verna Kling
B: 1922-03-06
D: 2017-08-09
View Details
Kling, Verna
Edward Darella
B: 1932-12-14
D: 2017-08-08
View Details
Darella, Edward
Paul Beverly
B: 1953-05-21
D: 2017-08-01
View Details
Beverly, Paul
Claude Verduin
D: 2017-07-30
View Details
Verduin, Claude
Lorraine Gentile
B: 1933-03-28
D: 2017-07-25
View Details
Gentile, Lorraine
Norma Tarantino
B: 1929-10-26
D: 2017-07-25
View Details
Tarantino, Norma

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
530 High Mountain Road
Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417
Phone: 201-891-4770
Fax: 201-621-0032

Immediate Need

If you have immediate need of our services, we're available for you 24 hours a day.

Order Flowers

Offer a gift of comfort and beauty to a family suffering from loss.

Obituaries & Tributes

It is not always possible to pay respects in person, so we hope that this small token will help.

Franklin Lakes Funeral Homes

Learn the rich legacy of service Vander Plaat-Vermeulen has provided to families of Franklin Lakes

Fallen Heroes Wall

Veterans Memorial Wall

Powered by the Book of Memories™ Online Tribute

The listings below represent the services of those men and women who have given their lives in the line of duty as a police officer, firefighter, or emergency medical technician. Our Fallen Heroes also include military personnel who died in active service, including members of the Coast Guard, or Army Reserve.

A hero is someone who does what he or she can, despite the personal cost, when it needs to be done. Our Fallen Heroes put themselves in harm's way while protecting and serving a community, and paid the ultimate price. We are honored to be entrusted with their memory.

In this way we know that we help you to remember the courage of those who put their lives on the line defending life, liberty, and the property of others.

If the person you are looking for is not here, please enter the name of the deceased or the next of kin in the search box below and click search. You may also view current and past listings to find the name of your Fallen Hero. Names are listed alphabetically.

Current Services

Lucille Debiak

February 11, 1938 - - October 08, 2017

DEBIAK, Lucille B. (nee Halen) – 79, of Cape Coral, Florida passed away on October 8, 2017. Born in New Bern, North Carolina, she lived in North Haledon, New Jersey before moving to Florida 10 years ago. Prior to her retirement she worked for the Borough of North Haledon for 29 years which included positions as Borough Clerk and Borough Administrator. She was a parishioner of ...

Rainer Reitz

November 30, 1944 - - September 28, 2017

REITZ, Rainer W. “Ray” – 72, of Oakland passed away suddenly on September 28, 2017. Born in Wiesbaden, Germany he lived in Wyckoff before moving to Oakland in 1992. He served his country honorably in the United States Army during the Vietnam War and has worked as a Chauffeur for the Vander Plaat-Executive Limousine Company since 1982. Ray loved sports and was a big fan of ...

Catherine Ziegler

April 16, 1920 - - September 26, 2017

ZIEGLER, Catherine Marie (nee Ziegler) – 97, of North Haledon passed away on September 26, 2017. Born in Paterson she has lived in North Haledon since 1920. Prior to her retirement in 1983 she was a customer service representative with the Sanvik Corp. in Fair Lawn. Catherine was a parishioner of St. Paul’s R.C. Church in Prospect Park. Beloved wife of the late Harold Zieg ...

Ellen Cundari

June 30, 1956 - - September 15, 2017

CUNDARI, Ellen (nee Fastow) – 61, of Franklin Lakes passed away on September 15, 2017. Born in Freeport, Long Island she lived in North Haledon before moving to Franklin Lakes 20 years ago. Beloved wife of Matthew Cundari of Franklin Lakes. Devoted mother of Michael Cundari and his wife Karli of Franklin Lakes and David Cundari of Franklin Lakes. Loving grandmother of Hailey ...

Irene Riekens

January 19, 1932 - - September 12, 2017

Rosann Brandt

February 28, 1923 - - September 12, 2017

The family requests that in lieu of any flowers, donations can be made in Rosann’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Rogelio Leon

July 26, 1958 - - September 02, 2017

LEON, Rogelio "Roger" "Roe", 59, born to Rogelio and Georgina Leon on July 26, 1958 in St. Luis, Cuba, entered heaven on September 2, 2017. He settled in New Jersey where he graduated Eastern Christian High School and William Paterson College with an Associate’s degree in history and geography. He was a successful business owner of Roger Leon Landscaping Company for 30 yea ...

Herbert Soodsma

November 14, 1922 - - August 31, 2017

SOODSMA, Herbert “Herb” – 94, of Midland Park passed away on August 31, 2017. Born November 14, 1922 in Midland Park where he was a life- long resident, he served his country honorably in the United States Army during World War II and was a member of VFW # 7086. Prior to his retirement in 1988 he was self-employed and the owner of Home Waxing Service in Midland Park. Herb ...

Bertha Weiss

March 09, 1923 - - August 30, 2017

WEISS, Bertha “Sis” (nee Mangin) – 94, of Ringwood passed away on August 30, 2017. Born in Paterson, she lived in North Haledon and Haledon before moving to Ringwood. Beloved wife of the late Walt Weiss (1989). Devoted mother of Mickey Ruedt of Ringwood, Liz Venezia and her husband Joe of Wayne and Walt Weiss and his wife Carol of North Haledon. Loving grandmother of Mar ...

Gerda White

September 13, 1942 - - August 29, 2017

WHITE, GERDA (nee De Haan) – 74, entered the presence of her Lord & Savior Jesus Christ on August 29, 2017. She was born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands and was a lifelong resident of Prospect Park. Prior to her retirement, Gerda was a dedicated nurse at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Paterson for 45 years and passionately enjoyed caring for others. She was a member of Covenant ...

Page 1 of 1

Get real-time notifications of new services in your community directly to your email or feed reader.

365 Days of Healing

Grieving doesn't always end with the funeral: subscribe to our free daily grief support email program, designed to help you a little bit every day, by filling out the form below.

52 Weeks of Support

It's hard to know what to say when someone experiences loss. Our free weekly newsletter provides insights, quotes and messages on how to help during the first year.